Feta-Basil Sandwiches

Ingredients: 1 cup crumbled feta cheese 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil 1/4 cup fat-free mayonnaise 1/4 tsp black pepper 8 slices tomato 8 slices firm white bread, toasted Preparation: Combine first 4 ingredients, tossing with a fork until well combined. Spread about 2 1/2 Tbsp cheese mixture onto each of 4 bread slices; top each … Continue reading Feta-Basil Sandwiches

Fruit Salad with Honey-Yogurt Sauce

Ingredients: 1 cup vanilla low-fat yogurt 1 Tbsp honey 1 1/2 tsp grated lime rind 3 cups cubed pineapple 1 1/2 cups chopped Braeburn apple 1 cup orange sections 1 cup chopped peeled kiwi 1/3 cup flaked sweetened coconut 1 medium banana, sliced 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted Preparation: Combine yogurt, honey, and lime rind … Continue reading Fruit Salad with Honey-Yogurt Sauce

Mediterranean Chicken Salad Pitas

Ingredients: 1 cup plain Greek yogurt 2 Tbsp lemon juice 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper 3 cups chopped cooked chicken 1 cup chopped red bell pepper 1/2 cup diced red onion 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1/2 cup chopped pitted green olives 1 (15 ounce) can no-salt-added chickpeas, rinsed and drained … Continue reading Mediterranean Chicken Salad Pitas

Broccoli Crunch Salad with Bacon and Currants

Ingredients: 5 cups broccoli florets 6 Tbsp mayonnaise 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar 1 Tbsp agave syrup 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper 1/3 cup currants 1/4 cup finely diced red onion 3 center-cut bacon slices, cooked and crumbled Preparation: 1. Steam broccoli, covered, 2 minutes. Plunge broccoli into ice water to stop the cooking … Continue reading Broccoli Crunch Salad with Bacon and Currants

Grilled Veggie Hummus Wraps

Ingredients: 4 slices red onion 1 red bell pepper, seeded and quartered 1 (12 ounce) eggplant, cut into 1/2 inch-thick pieces 2 Tbsp olive oil, divided 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 1.8 tsp kosher salt 1 (8 ounce) container plain hummus 4 (1.9 ounce) whole-grain flatbreads 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese Preparation: 1. Heat … Continue reading Grilled Veggie Hummus Wraps

Amazing African Sweet Potato Stew

Ingredients: 1 Tbsp olive oil 2 yellow onions, peeled and chopped 4 minced garlic cloves 2 red bell peppers, seeded and chopped 1 (15 ounce) can diced tomatoes 6 cups vegetable broth 4 sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch squares 2 (15 ounce) cans Great Northern beans, drained and rinsed 1 Tbsp brown sugar 2 … Continue reading Amazing African Sweet Potato Stew

Chicken and White Bean Soup

  Ingredients: 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 small onion, peeled and diced 1 small parsnip, peeled and chiopped 1/2 cup chopped green beans 1 carrot, peeled and chopped 1 quart low-sodium chicken broth 1/2 cup cooked quinoa 1 cup chopped asparagus 8 ounces canned white beans, rinsed 2 cups skinless, boneless cooked chicken, chopped 1/4 … Continue reading Chicken and White Bean Soup

Amazing Chicken Tortilla Soup

Ingredients: 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 medium onion, peeled and diced 2 Tbsp minced fresh garlic 2 Tbsp chili powder 1 Tbsp ground cumin 4 oven-roasted chicken breasts, cubed 4 (14.5 ounce) cans diced tomatoes 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, drained and rinsed 1 (15 ounce) can sweet corn, drained 2 (15 ounce) cans … Continue reading Amazing Chicken Tortilla Soup

Poached Salmon with Creamy Piccata Sauce

 Ingredients: 1 pound center-cut salmon fillet, cut into 4 portions 1 cup dry white wine 2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil 1 large shallot, minced 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 2 tsp capers, rinsed ¼ cup reduced-fat sour cream ¼ tsp salt 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh dill Directions: 1. Place salmon in a large skillet. Add 1/2 … Continue reading Poached Salmon with Creamy Piccata Sauce